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October 14 – 16        Akron, OH        NIGHTLIGHT CINEMA

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USA, 1979
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Producer: Francis Ford Coppola, Gray Frederickson, Fred Roos, Tom Sternberg
Cast: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne
Screenwriter: Francis Ford Coppola, John Milius, Michael Herr
Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro
Music: Carmine Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola
Genre: Drama, War
Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
Language: English, French, Vietnamese
Running Time: 183 minutes

Synopsis:
American Captain Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen) is assigned to track down and kill Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has reportedly massacred hundreds of innocent people and set up his own fiefdom in the jungle. Willard and his crew encounter strange sights and people on their surreal journey into the heart of darkness.

Awards and Nominations:
Winner - Best Cinematography and Best Sound (Academy Awards, 1980)
Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Art Direction/Set Decoration, and Best FIlm Editing nominations (Academy Awards, 1980)
Winner - FIPRESCI Prize and Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival, 1979)
Winner - Best Director, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Original Score (Golden Globe Awards, 1980)
Best Motion Picture - Drama nomination (Golden Globe Awards, 1980)
Winner - Best Direction and Best Supporting Actor (BAFTA Awards, 1980)
Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Film, Best Production Design, and Best Soundtrack nominations (BAFTA Awards, 1980)
Named to National Film Registery (2000)

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